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Ian Falconer - Author

Ian Falconer is the author and illustrator of the Olivia book series, including Olivia, Olivia Helps with Christmas, Olivia and the Fairy Princesses, Olivia and the Missing Toy, Olivia Saves the Circus, to name a few. Falconer’s illustrations have graced numerous covers of The New Yorker. He has also designed sets and costumes for the New York City Ballet, the San Francisco Opera, the Royal Opera House, and many others. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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Olivia the Spy
Ian Falconer
Olivia is a favourite children's character with sales in the millions and now after a longish break she's back in a brand new adventure. In it the normally irrepressible Olivia is a bit down; after a series of mishaps that...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2017
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Olivia Goes to Venice
Ian Falconer
Everyone's favourite pig is back for a new adventure. This time she takes on Venice… Olivia loves everything about Venice – especially the ice creams or gelato. But, what will Venice feel about Olivia by the time she leaves? The...
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Format: Paperback | Released 09/05/2011
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Olivia Goes to Venice
Ian Falconer
Everyone's favourite little pig is back in a brand new adventure in which Olivia goes off to Venice. Hilariously funny with some beautifully rendered artwork. Olivia takes Venice by storm, dodging pigeons in the Piazzo San Marco, eating an abundance...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/10/2010
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Olivia Helps With Christmas
Ian Falconer
Why not get into the Christmas spirit with the adorable but mischievous Olivia. There are presents to wrap, ornaments to hang on the tree, snowpigs to build...But what mayhem will she get up to this time? Delightfully told and beautifully...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/10/2008
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Olivia Helps With Christmas
Ian Falconer
In another addition to the Olivia series, Ian Falconer has written a charismatic account of everyone's favourite family of pigs and their preparations for Christmas. As you follow the story, you can't help but share the sense of...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/10/2007
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